Saturday TV Trends

Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse

Okay, Shergar Cup Day at Ascot is not everyone’s cup of tea, but there are plenty of trends to get stuck into, while we’ve also got live C4 action at Newmarket and Haydock - Racing pundit Andy Newton takes you through the LIVE races.......


Ascot (ATR & C4)

2.00 - BARCLAYS SHERGAR CUP DASH (HANDICAP) (CLASS 2) (3yo+ 0-105) Winner £14,754 CH4 5f

Only 3 previous runnings
All 3 recent winners carried 9-3 or MORE – bad news for the bottom 4 on the card
Dandy Nicholls won this in 2008 – he runs MISTER MANANNAN
2 of the 3 were won by the favourite (1 joint)
2 of the 3 winners were aged 5 years-old – DOCTOR PARKES and MEDICEAN MAN
Trainer Jeremy Gask has a 24% (4 from 17) record with his older horses at the track - MEDICEAN MAN

2.30 - TITANIC BELFAST SHERGAR CUP CLASSIC (HANDICAP) (CLASS 3) (3yo 0-95) Winner £14,754 CH4 1m4f

Only 2 previous runnings
Mark Johnston won this 12 months ago – he runs STATE OPERA, SWIFT ALHAARTH, ART HISTORY, ITOUGHTITWASOVER and HALIFAX
Both recent winners carried 9-5 or MORE – good news for the top 5 on the card
Richard Hannon is only 5 from 104 (5%) (-£71) with his 3 year-olds at the course - JEHANBUX
Ed Dunlop has the best level stake profit on show with his 3 year-olds (+£19) - DRAGONERA
Jim Crowley is only 1 from 35 when riding 3 year-olds at Ascot - SEELO

3.00 - MICHAEL PAGE INTERNATIONAL SHERGAR CUP CHALLENGE (HANDICAP) (CLASS 3) (4yo+ 0-95) Winner £14,754 CH4 1m4f

Mark Johnston took this prize 12 months ago – he runs ENGLISH SUMMER
Andrew Balding won this in 2004 – he sends PIPETTE to post
3 of the last 9 winners were favourite
7 of the last 9 were aged 4 years-old
4 of the last 9 returned a double-figure price
Jockey Richard Hughes has ridden the winner in 2001, 2002 and 2009 – CHOCK A BLOCK
The last 5 winners carried 9-3 or MORE
John Gosden has a 22% (8 from 36 +£42) with his older horses at Ascot – ZUIDER ZEE
William Jarvis is 2 from 5 (40%) with his older horses at the track – ROCK A DOODLE DOO
Gay Kelleway is 0 from 22 with her 4+year-olds here – UPHOLD
Paul Hanagan is 0 from 28 when riding older horses at the course – ENGLISH SUMMER 
 
3.35 - DUBAI DUTY FREE SHERGAR CUP SPRINT (HANDICAP) (CLASS 2) (3yo 0-100) Winner £14,754 CH4 6f

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3 of the last 9 renewals went to the favourite
6 of the last 9 winners returned 5/1 or SHORTER in the betting
5 of the last 9 carried 9-1 or MORE
Tom Dascombe took the honours in 2009 – he runs JULIUS GEEZER
Jim Goldie won the race in 2001 – he has bottom weight NAMWAHJOBO
Tom Dascombe boasts an impressive 43% (3 from 7) strike-rate at the track with his 3 year-olds - JULIUS GEEZER
Richard Hannon is only 5 from 104 with his 3 year-olds here – AVONMORE STAR
Jim Crowley is only 1 from 35 when riding 3 year-olds at Ascot - AVONMORE STAR


Haydock (RUK & C4)

2.15 - WATCH RACES LIVE AT RACINGUK.COM HANDICAP (CLASS 2) (3yo+ 0-105) Winner £12,938 CH4 1m2f

2 of the last 7 went to the favourite
6 of the last 7 returned 8/1 or SHORTER
4 of the last 7 were aged 4 year-old – BURJ NAHAR, JUTLAND, NEVER FORGET, PLEASANT DAY and DHAAMER
4 of the last 7 winners carried 8-10 or MORE – bad news for WREKIN SUNSET, DHAULAR DHAR and THE ONLY KEY
All 7 winners aged 6 or YOUNGER – bad news for BAUER and DHAULAR DHAR
The last 3 winners were 3 year-olds – AULD BURNS, HALFSPIN, NAQSHABBAN and WREKIN SUNSET
Luca Cumani is 7 from 22 (32%) with his 3 year-olds at the track - NAQSHABBAN
Stuart Kittow is 3 from 7 (43%) with his 4+year-olds here - RESURGE
Jim Goldie is just 1 from 30 with his older horses at Haydock - and DHAULAR DHAR
William Buick has a 20% (+£32) when riding older horses at the track - RESURGE

2.45 - BETFRED ROSE OF LANCASTER STAKES (GROUP 3) (CLASS 1) (3yo+) Winner £28,355 CH4 1m2f

Sir Michael Stoute won this in 2005 – he runs CLASS IS CLASS
3 of the last 9 were won by the favourite
8 of the last 9 returned 9/1 or SHORTER in the betting
Barry Hills has a 26% strike-rate (+£28) with his older horses here – CRITICAL MOMENT
David Elsworth is 2 from 5 with his 4+ year-olds at Haydock - MYPLACELATER
Eddie Ahern is 0 from 29 when riding older horses at the track – ELUSIVE PIMPERNEL
William Buick is 5 from 25 (20%) on the older horsrs at the course – FALLEN IDOL


Newmarket (RUK & C4)

3.15 - GERMAN-THOROUGHBRED.COM SWEET SOLERA STAKES (GROUP 3) (FILLIES) (CLASS 1) (2yo) Winner £25,520 CH4 7f

Saeed Bin Suroor has won this for the last two runnings – DESERT GAZELLE
Godolphin have won the last two races – they run DESERT GAZELLE and DISCOURSE (Dettori)
John Gosden won this in 2008 – he runs HAWFINCH
Clive Brittain land the prize in 2007 – he’s got two entered WAHYLAH and SEMAYYEL
3 of the last 10 were won by the favourite (1 joint)
ALL of the last 10 winners returned 5/1 or LESS in the betting
Saeed Bin Suroor has a 34% (13 from 38) record with his 2 year-olds at HQ - DESERT GAZELLE
Ed Dunlop is only 1 from 45 with his juveniles at the track - ARSAADI
Frankie Dettori has a 27% strike-rate when riding 2 year-olds at the track - DESERT GAZELLE
Robert Havlin is 0 from 35 when riding 2 year-olds here - HAWFINCH
Jimmy Fortune has a +£72 level stake profit when riding 2 year-olds at the course - ILLAUNGLASS

 

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